The Chicago Archdiocese puts out a newspaper every other week, titled the Catholic New World. In between pleasant stories ("Candy Sales Provide Sweet Treats, Helps Ministry"), one of our great friends Dolores Madlener writes some eye-opening shorts on what is going on at local Churches: Here are some good ones showing the cultural Renaissance of Catholic Chicago
Symposium on Poulenc's Opera "Catholicism, Martyrdom and the French Revolution" Jan 28 at Depaul
Scott Turow Feb 2 at the Union League First Friday Club
Fr. Edward McKenna directs La Comica del Cielo music by Abbatini, libretto by Pope Clement IX at Our Lady of Pompeii on Feb 19th.
d'Vine Affair Wine Tasting Jan 28th at the Union Leauge sponsored by Catholic Charities
Catholic Physicians Guild Jan 27th at U of I Chicagao Newman Center
St. James Chess Club Tournament Results
Tridentine Mass in Highwood at St. James Parish 11:30 AM Third Thursdays
and the best news item of all...
Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows will be Open Daily from 8AM-4:30PM, Novenas at 8AM Friday
Three Cheers for the Servites and Father Frank Falco for opening up this Architectural Masterpiece! I celebrate with a previously unpublished James Morris photo. (Unpublished because I forgot to move the goofy looking fan, I suppose.)